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Altrok Radio 019
by Sean Carolan

[The following is the song rundown for the show that airs Tuesday, October 21 at 2PM on WRSU-FM 88.7 in New Brunswick. If you'd like to get your hands on any of these records, you can help support Altrok by using this link to Fair warning: It'll pop up in a new window. By the way, if you happen to run a college radio station of your own, you're welcome to air this - let us know and we'll make the arrangements. -Ed.]


Altrok Radio's Underground Pick Of The Week

Each Week, Jeff Raspe picks an outstanding track from a brand-new album. This week, the pick is:

  • Wynn, Steve & The Miracle 3 - Hollywood - Static Transmission

In The Grinder:

Altrok keeps a running list of new songs that get played every week on the show, until we've pretty much ground them into the dirt. Each week, one song will leave the Grinder to make room for a new one. It's shameless, but it's honest. This week in the Grinder:

  • Raveonettes, The - That Great Love Sound - Chain Gang Of Love [Grinder 27; New]
  • Pop, Iggy feat. Green Day - Private Hell - Skull Ring [Grinder 26; New]
  • Rancid - Start Now (EFC) - Indestructible [Grinder 25]
  • Crenshaw, Marshall - Long And Complicated - What's In The Bag [Grinder 24]
  • Tyde, The - Henry VIII - Twice [Grinder 23; Leaving]
  • Nada Surf - The Way You Wear Your Head - Let Go [Grinder 22; Leaving]


Segment 1:

  • Sound, The - Wildest Dreams - Heads & Hearts
  • Frank Black & The Catholics - Nadine - Show Me Your Tears
  • Dramarama - California Uber Alles -
  • Raveonettes, The - That Great Love Sound - Chain Gang Of Love (Grinder 27)
  • Midnight Oil - Read About It - 10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1
  • Richman, Jonathan - Road Runner - Radio On!

Segment 2:

  • Pop, Iggy feat. Green Day - Private Hell - Skull Ring (Grinder 26)
  • Buzzcocks - I Don't Mind - Operators Manual
  • Jealous Sound, The - Hope For Us

Segment 3:

  • Rancid - Start Now (EFC) - Indestructible (Grinder 25)
  • Gang Of Four - I Love A Man In Uniform - Songs Of The Free
  • Killing Joke - Blood On Your Hands - Killing Joke
  • Firewater - Anything At All - The Man On The Burning Tightrope
  • Keene, Tommy - My Mother Looked Like Marilyn Monroe - Songs From The Film
  • XTC - Great Fire - Mummer

Segment 4:

  • Crenshaw, Marshall - Long And Complicated - What's In The Bag (Grinder 24)
  • REM - Catapult - Murmur
  • Melys - All Played Out - Suikerspin

Segment 5:

  • Wynn, Steve & The Miracle 3 - Hollywood - Static Transmission (Underground POTW)
  • Cash, Johnny - Personal Jesus - The Man Comes Around
  • Voltaire - The Man Upstairs - The Devil's Bris
  • Clash, The - White Man In Hammrsmith Palais - The Clash

Segment 6:

  • Tyde, The - Henry VIII - Twice (Grinder 23)
  • Jackson, Joe - Sunday Papers - Look Sharp!
  • Jam, The - Down In The Tube Station At Midnight - Direction, Reaction, Creation!
  • Nada Surf - The Way You Wear Your Head - Let Go (Grinder 22)
  • Rockpile - When I Write The Book - Seconds Of Pleasure
  • Motion City Soundtrack - The Future Freaks Me Out - I Am The Movie


©2003 Sean Carolan

All material ©2001-2014 Sean Carolan, except as noted.


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